Championship clubs lose almost half a billion pounds chasing Premier League dream
5 June 2019
Champions Wolves lost £64 million as 12 clubs posted losses of over £20 million each.
Only Derby made an operating profit - and only because of controversial stadium sale.
Championship clubs total loss almost half a billion pounds - an increase of 21 per cent compared to 2017.
Only one Championship club made an operating profit in 2017/18 as the division’s cumulative losses amounted to almost half a billion pounds, offthepitch.com figures reveal.
Champions Wolves made the biggest loss, of £64 million, as three clubs announced losses of over £50 million and 12, or half the division, were in the red by more than £20 million.